Lina Žigelyte

Zigelyte, Lina


Research Interests
  • Eastern and Central European modern art
  • queer historiography
  • nationalism and visual culture
  • self-portraiture in photography
  • performance theory
  • urban studies
  • affect
  • dis/ability studies
Dissertation Project

"Queer Departures: Migration, Sexuality and the Avant-Garde"

Publications and Presentations
  • “Desiring Bones”. Gabrielė Gervickaitė: Exhibition Catalogue (Klaipėda: Kultūrpolis, 2012).
  • “The Im/possibilities of Legibility: Mapping Queer Narratives of Vilnius,” LGBT/Queer Studies: Toward Trans/national Scholarly and Activist Kinships, July 2011, Madrid, Spain (conference hosted by Syracuse University, NY).
Fellowships, Grants and Awards
  • Feminist Review Trust grant (received as founding member of the Lithuanian feminist artist collective Violets)
  • The Embassy of the US to Lithuania grant for translation of Emma Goldman's "Anarchism and Other Essays"
  • Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies travel research grant, University of Rochester
  • Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies travel grant Research Institute for History and Culture travel research grant, Utrecht University